The University of Hong Kong (HKU) and The George Institute for Global Health have launched the FoodSwitch app which reveals how healthy or unhealthy a product is just by scanning its barcode with a smartphone.
Women in the United States who have experienced heart attacks are less likely than men to receive the high-intensity statins recommended to prevent further heart attacks and strokes, new research by The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford has found.
Taxes on soft drinks, alcohol and tobacco are a powerful response to rising rates of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) worldwide, according to the most comprehensive analysis to date of evidence on expenditure, behaviour and socio-economic status, published today in The Lancet.
"Now, my work is to expand mHealth to a range of fields, such as electronic health, the health science and technology, and to promote the research of this area. We not only focus on how to develop a product, but also try to merge digital solution into the healthcare system and the management and prevention of diseases."
To mark World Kidney Day and International Women’s Day, The George Institute for Global Health in collaboration with Arogya World held a panel discussion on Wednesday, 7th March 2018, to highlight the impact of kidney disease on women’s health and call for renewed efforts to improve maternal and fetal outcomes and women’s access to kidney care, as well as better prevention policies.
The proportion of people experiencing heart disease and stroke who have five or more other health conditions quadrupled between 2000 and 2014, and the rise was not driven by age, new research by The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford has found.
Dr Jenny Tran, a medical doctor with a stellar CV and a passion for improving population health, is conducting research into how people experience multiple health conditions. A Rhodes scholar named one of Forbes’ ‘30 under 30’ social entrepreneurs, she is a rowing full blue for Oxford University and has been shortlisted for an Asian Women of Achievement award in 2018.